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Racists spray ‘die Muslims die’ graffiti on Sikh temple in UK

UK: Threatening graffiti sprayed onto the outside wall of the temple included the phrase white power as well as religious-themed profanity Police are now investigating the vandal attack on the temple on Allensway. It comes just weeks after thieves struck at the Shri Guru Nanak Gurdwara and Sikh Community Centre, stealing food and clothes. The threatening graffiti sprayed onto the ...

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San Jose Sikh Gurdwara Sahib Elections 2015

In ideal situation, there should be no dispute, wrangling, or expensive court cases over the control of our Gurdwaras. But this is not the case and we all face an unsavory situation in San Jose with elections this week. I have intentionally tried to keep away from getting involved in the politics. However I am deeply concerned about the impact ...

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British Army examines plans to create a Sikh regiment

London, UK: The head of the British Army is looking at proposals to recreate a Sikh regiment, a minister has said. The Chief of the General Staff is examining the feasibility of a Sikh unit, including the possibility of a reserve company, and it “may well have merit”, Mark Francois told the Commons. A new unit would inherit many of ...

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“Sikh Are not Hindus” Petition – White House Response Admits “Religious Freedom” Issue In India

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Washington DC, US: The White House issued an official response to rights group’s petition “Sikhs Are Not Hindus” stating that “During his recent trip to India, the President discussed the importance of religious freedom and tolerance in India on January 27 during his speech at Siri Fort in New Delhi”. “President Obama underscored that India’s success depended on the nation not ...

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Sikhs filed criminal case against Amitab Bachchan in Australia

Adelaide, Australia: Just before his taking up the role of Cricket commentator during India- Pakistan match on February 15 in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, a criminal complaint has been filed against Amitabh Bachchan in Australia seeking action against him for his alleged role in inciting and instigating genocidal violence against the Sikh community in November 1984 in Delhi. ...

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